Stuck for ideas of where to hide your elf? Here are 25 fun and easy elf on the shelf ideas along with free printable elf on the shelf notes! Your kids will love the fun activities your Elf on the Shelf does each day, and you’ll love not having to come up with new ideas this Christmas!
Hi Crafty Friends!
My Christmas celebrating parent friends seem to fall into one of two categories:
- “We have an Elf on the Shelf. Finding new and creative things to do with it each night is the bane of my existence.”
- “No way in heck will my family EVER have an Elf on the Shelf. I have enough on my plate.”
A few friends enjoy elf duty, but they are pretty few and far between.
Two years ago my oldest took over “elf duties”. Since the two of us have been doing it together, it’s brought Christmas to a whole new level of fun.
The two of us sit down at the beginning of “elf season” and brainstorm a list of 25 fun things that our elves can do that year. We buy any supplies we need at the dollar store, hide them away in a closet, and refer to our list whenever we need an idea.
Fun Elf on the Shelf Printables!
Our elves have some favorite Christmas traditions that they do every year, and they always try to throw in a few new and fun ideas too. This year I thought I’d share with you 25 of our favorite Elf on the Shelf ideas, along with some printable elf notes that you can use to bring your elf game to the next level!
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I hope that you love this Elf on the Shelf printable and that it helps make your holiday season just a little bit easier! Have friends who are struggling with their elves? Make sure you send them a link to this site so they can download this printable too!
Tell me… Do you enjoy “elf duty”? Do your elves do different things every year or do they have holiday favorites they repeat year to year?
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